Who are the I Can See Your Voice judges?

BBC's latest guessing gameshow has a star-studded cast of judges as well as a familiar face as host.

I Can See Your Voice hits screens on Saturday, April 10 on BBC One, with a number of favourites from British television all set to take part.

Who are the I Can See Your Voice judges?

Jimmy Carr

Comedian Jimmy Carr has been a mainstay on our screens over the course of his 18 year career in comedy.

The comic can often be found hosting both 8 out of 10 Cats as well as the spin-off show, 8 out 10 Cats does Countdown.

Carr is also regularly entrusted with hosting responsibilities for Channel 4's annual Big Fat Quiz of The Year.

When asked about his latest endeavour in I Can See Your Voice, Carr admitted he relished the idea of viewers seeing a different side to him.

He explained: "It's a slightly different side of me on this, It's a very friendly show, and we all got along from the get go.

"It feels quite joyful, I get up and dance during this, it's very much like meeting me at a wedding."

Amanda Holden

Holden has enjoyed the role of television show judge for a while, given her 14 years as Simon Cowell's second in command on Britain's Got Talent.

As well as talent shows, Holden is a respected actress in her own right, featuring in ITV series Wild at Heart for two years from 2006-2008.

Holden was nominated for the prestigious Laurence Olivier award for her depiction of the title role in 2004 stage show Thoroughly Modern Millie.

When asked about I Can See Your Voice, Holden said: "It kind of goes against everything we as a society have been taught.

Which is, 'Try not to judge anything by its appearance.' But that's exactly what we're doing, because it's all we've got."

Alison Hammond

A much loved regular on This Morning, Hammond takes on her first taste of judging experience in I Can See Your Voice.

Hammond's career was propelled by her stint in the 2002 series of Big Brother, which acted as a springboard for her to feature in a number of other shows, including Doctors and The Dumping Ground.

Though she will operate as judge this time around, Hammond has been on the other side of the judging desk when it comes to talent shows.

She featured in the 2014 series of Strictly Come Dancing, finishing tenth alongside her partner Aljaž Škorjanec.

Hammond has admitted that even she had her doubts over I Can See Your Voice when she was first pitched the idea, she said: "You look at it and even I was like, how is this going to work? And then for some reason, it just worked like a jigsaw."

Who is the host of I Can See Your Voice?

Paddy McGuinness

The show's hosting responsibilities have been handed to Take Me Out presenter and comedian Paddy McGuinness.

Having hosted the ITV dating series for nine years, McGuinness has more than sufficient experience when it comes to steering the ship of a series.

McGuinness has already placed his happiness with the show on the record, stating: "On paper, I thought, 'Is this going to work?' But it works beautifully."

The host claimed that the secret ingredient to what makes I Can See Your Voice tick is the chemistry between the judging panel, he said: "I looked forward to being on the studio floor and seeing the relationship between those three develop, and I loved it when they started arguing amongst each other."

 

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